Christ UMC Has Christmas Eve Services Planned

Friday, December 20, 2013
Christmas Eve services at Signal Crest United Methodist Church, 1005 Ridgeway Ave., Signal Mountain will begin at 5 p.m.  The program will include children presenting the Nativity Story, Communion and Candlelight. The service will be led by the Rev. Mark Gooden. At 7 p.m., the Crest Service, with Communion and Candlelight, will be led by the Rev. Beth Sullivan. At 11 p.m. the service will include Communion and Candlelight, led by the Rev. Barry Kidwell.

Homecoming Is Sept. 13 At Pilgrims Rest Baptist

Homecoming at Pilgrims Rest Baptist Church, Highwater Road, Soddy Daisy, will be  Sunday, Sept. 13 .  Former Pastor Mike Manning will be bringing the worship service at  10 a.m.   Singing will begin appropriately  10:45 .  Featured singers will be Maya Tripp and the Peggy Bell Family.  Lunch will be immediately after the singing, ... (click for more)

Rev. Kay Horner Holds Book Signing For "The Christmas Dance" On Sept. 5

Rev. Kay Horner will be available for book signings of her book “The Christmas Dance” at the White Wing Bookstore on Keith Street on Friday from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., and the White Wing Store in Bradley Square Mall on Saturday from 3-5 p.m. The book will be marketed through Walmart, Sam’s Club, Barnes and Nobel, Amazon, ChristianBook.com and other retail outlets.  ... (click for more)

Hutcheson Medical Center May Get Bankruptcy Trustee Who Would Focus On Sale Of Fort Oglethorpe Hospital

Hutcheson Medical Center may be headed for appointment of a bankruptcy trustee, who would focus on the sale of the financially-strapped Fort Oglethorpe hospital. An attorney told a bankruptcy court judge in Rome, Ga., on Wednesday afternoon that a buyer is discussing paying over $20 million for all the assets of the community hospital. Attorney Rob Williamson ... (click for more)

Hutcheson Medical Center Unsecured Creditors Committee Asks Trustee Be Appointed For Fort Oglethorpe Hospital; Asks Bankruptcy Not Be Dismissed

The Unsecured Creditors Committee of Hutcheson Medical Center is opposing a motion by U.S. Trustee Guy Gebhardt for a bankruptcy judge to dismiss the bankruptcy for the financially-ailing Fort Oglethorpe hospital.   Instead, the group is asking Judge Paul Bonapfel to appoint a trustee to oversee the Hutcheson finances. In a 16-page motion, the committee said if the bankruptcy ... (click for more)

Who's Responsible For East Ridge's Stadium? - And Response

There just can be no excuse for East Ridge High School's stadium being in such dangerous condition that it has been condemned.   Where is responsible for this? I know there are a few other stadiums like this as well. And there is no excuse for this.  Building new and beautiful schools, state of the art technology. Top athletic facilities as well. Yet, East Ridge ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Barners Trounce Who?

There is a website known as Grammarly that just completed a profound study. An automated proof-reading company (who I hope never finds out about me) collected 100 comments that each included over 50 words from the comment blogs of the nation’s preseason Top 25 college football teams. Then they fed them into the company’s huge algorithm computer and checked each fan base for punctuation, ... (click for more)